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Conditional spacing based on length of chapter title

In LaTeX, (or possibly XeLaTeX), how can one achieve the following: A double spacing a 1- or 2-line chapter title, and single spacing under a 3- or more-line chapter title. A triple space ...
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\vspace (\section?) misbehaving in amsart document

In the example below, I wanted to reduce white space above the first section header (it seems to be improperly or at least variably placed), and when trying to use \vspace{} above the first \Section{} ...
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Chapter headings at different heights

I'm completely new to LaTeX - just started this morning, and I've come up agaisnt an annoying problem. For some reason when I compile my LaTeX code the vertical position of the Chapter 1 heading is ...
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Enumeration across many sections

I am trying to combine enumeration over multiple sections: it is not working. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[top = 1in, bottom = 1in, left = 1in, right = 1in]{geometry} ...
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How to reduce vertical spacing between section headings and paragraphs? [duplicate]

I have a problem in reducing vertical spacing between text and section/subsection headings. There is a lot of spacing between them. May be it is due to lot of graphics i am using. But anyhow, i could ...
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Multiline title vertical alignment using classicthesis and arsclassica

I would like to align the 2nd line of my title to have the same baseline with the chapter number. What I have now is , but I would like to have instead. I found that the tweak in How to get ...
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How does one vertically center the heading for a 'part' in ConTeXt?

My best effort thus far has been to simply add a big blank as a before perameter: \setuphead[part][placehead=yes, alternative=middle,before={\blank[12*big,force]}, header=empty] Obviously, this ...
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Debugging vertical space on top of page (section inside a custom biblatex cite command)?

Please consider the following MWE, compiled with lualatex test.tex (+ bibtex test + lualatex test.tex): \documentclass[twoside,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{lua-visual-debug} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Suppress/remove sectioning (heading) from table of contents?

(NB: not the same question as How to remove “Contents” line from table of contents [closed]) Please consider the following MWE, compiled with pdflatex test.tex: \documentclass[twoside,a4paper]{book} ...
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Align baseline in multicol

I'm using the multicol package and would like to align the baseline of the two columns. The simple use of a \paragraph heading seems to throw off the alignment, which can be pretty jarring visually. ...
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Wrong vertical position of heading created by \printindex [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Setting the same distance from the top of the page for chapter and index titles When compiling the following example, you can see that the heading heading "Index" ...
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Remove space before chapter title - with KOMA script (scrbook)

I am using the KOMA script document class scrbook. Is there any way to make the chapter headings appear exactly at the top of the page body just by using KOMA (without using titlesec, fancyhdr, ...
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fancyhdr plus fontsize 12pt causes varying vertical alignment of sections

Looking at the example provided in Different headers for different chapters, I noticed something strange: The vertical alignment of sections is varying. I was able to strip the effect down to the ...
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How can I set the vertical margin of my chapter headings?

I currently don't like the typesetting of a document. In my two sided document, I want that the chapter headings not have a vertical space before their appearance. The text on the second page should ...
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Conflict between the packages titlesec and marginnote

In the following code, the use of the package titlesec modifies dramatically the formatting based on the package marginnote. The package titlesec is needed so as to use this. Is there one possibility ...
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Vertically aligning a marginnote and a section title

In the following code, the marginnote is logically aligned to the lipsum text. I would like to align the marginnote to the title of the section. What's the trick to use ? % Source : ...
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How to get headings to be an integral number of lines high (using the memoir class)?

I use the memoir class and the \checkandfixthelayout command to calculate the \textheight so that an integral number of lines will fit. This works very well: But now I want to add a few section ...
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Setting the same distance from the top of the page for chapter and index titles

I noticed that the distance from the top of the page to the chapter title differs from the table of contents and list of <> ones. I can see why, as these elements have specific purposes and ...
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Wrapped figure diverges from text level after sections

I have a big problem. I want to print an book with reportages. Every reportage has a headline (created by the section command), a teaser and an article. The teaser should be wrapped text and should ...
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fncychap package - reduce vertical gap/space between header and chapter heading

The package fncychap, using \chapter places the chapter heading 1/3 down the page. How can we place it closer to the top? That is; the words "Test Chapter" closer to the header "My Header" in the ...
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Vertical Text Alignment in Title

I'm trying to make a title format with a large chapter number, and then smaller text with the name of the title. The following code mostly does what I want: \documentclass[12pt]{book} ...